The Dattels Family Foundation is a private not for profit corporation funding programmes in Canada and overseas.

The funding programmes of the Foundation are built around three pillars:

  • Conservation
  • Education
  • International Aid

Presently the Foundation focuses on collaborating with organisations which align with the philosophies of the Foundation. While these three areas of interest are the principal focus of the Foundation, from time to time the Foundation may provide funding for health care and other worthwhile charitable endeavours

About Dattels Family Foundation

Jennifer Dattels and her husband, the mining entrepreneur Stephen Dattels, together with their children Graham Dattels and David Dattels have committed to support charitable work in Canada and overseas. The Foundation, which was established in 2009, is intended to provide a focus for the family’s continued philanthropic programme and to provide a lasting source of funding for projects which align with the core values of the Dattels family. Graham Dattels works in the field of international development and has been responsible for administering aid programmes in Central America and Asia. David Dattels founded and is the CEO of a Toronto based hedge fund, NewGen Asset Management.

The strategic direction and funding policies of the Foundation remain with the Board of Directors which comprises three members of the Dattels family who assess funding opportunities as well as ensuring that the Foundation maintains high standards of Corporate Governance.